[Coco] BACKUP COCO-ON-DISK
afra at aurigae.demon.co.uk
Fri Sep 29 19:50:55 EDT 2006
Gene Heskett wrote:
> I believe they punched another index hole in the envelope (without the disk
> obviously) and then turned it over, formatting the other side for the
> default os9 ss35 track format. I've only seen one of those in all my
> years though.
I believe that flippies where quite common amongst the Commodore PET
crowd (and prolly the Vic/64 ppl too). Reversable disks was an idea that
re-surfaced a few years later with the 3" disks that where common on
Amstrad and later Sinclair machines here in the UK.
Phill Harvey-Smith, Programmer, Hardware hacker, and general eccentric !
"You can twist perceptions, but reality won't budge" -- Rush.
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